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    Elders toiling their way to survival

    ... constructing elders’ care centres and sent it to the Wolesi Jirga for approval. However, the idea is yet to be endorsed. ... culture and inconsistent with Afghan traditions. Wolesi Jirga Deputy Secretary Syed Azizullah Ulfati said: “We rejected this ...

    Article - Zarghona Salehi - 2014 Sep 8 - 1:26pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Worsening security situation irks lawmakers

    ... after summer vacations. Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) speaker, told the house that government should ... the country were falling to militants. Speaker of the Wolesi Jirga acknowledged some provinces were experiencing serious security ...

    Article - Abbasin Zaheer - 2014 Sep 7 - 9:29pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Tribal elders want early vote results

    ... constitution. Kalimzai and his colleague at Wolesi Jirga , Sher Wali Wardak, said swearing-in ceremony of the new ...

    Article - Sabur Mangal & Idrees Noori - 2014 Aug 31 - 7:26pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Lawmaker survives bomb attack in Herat

    ... HERAT CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga , or lower house of parliament, member Ghulam Farooq Majrooh ...

    Article - Storai Karimi & Zainullah Stanikzai - 2014 Aug 26 - 2:04pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Taliban gaining strength in north: Mohammadi

    ... Meanwhile, a public representative in the Wolesi Jirga from Kunduz, Fatima Aziz, alleged the guerrillas were directed ...

    Article - Hidayatullah Hamdard - 2014 Aug 21 - 6:21pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Corruption seen behind torching of oil tankers

    ...   KABUL (Pajhwok): A delegation of Wolesi Jirga , investigating the torching of hundreds of fuel tankers, said ... hailed as a tactical attack. But the head of the Wolesi Jirga investigating team said the tankers had been set on fire by some ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Aug 18 - 4:17pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    No end in sight to plunder of Afghan garnets

    ... were mined in Khash district by Zakria Sauda, a Wolesi Jirga member, using a contract he had obtained from a company. ... the provincial mines and petroleum department.” A Wolesi Jirga member from Badakhshan, Nilofar Ibrahimi, acknowledged all mines ...

    Article - Fareshta Faizi - 2014 Aug 11 - 8:46am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Hundreds rally against Logar governor, mayor

    ... but rejected allegations against him. He accused a Wolesi Jirga member from Logar Akbar Stanikzai of inciting the protest. ...

    Article - Abdul Maqsud Azizi - 2014 Aug 9 - 7:03pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    2nd VP tape: MPs lash out at Abdullah’s camp

    ... Hamid Karzai and some international leaders. But Wolesi Jirga member Asadullah Sadati told reporters in Kabul the tape was ... power and thereby numbing the ex-foreign minister,” the Wolesi Jirga member said, urging judicial organs to probe the issue. For ...

    Article - Abasin Zaheer - 2014 Aug 6 - 8:28am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

    Kabul mayor pledges parks on grabbed lands

    ... some members of the lower house of Afghan parliament ( Wolesi Jirga ) alleged the mayor for corruption. Their demand to dismiss the ...

    Article - Nasir Ahmad Siddiqui - 2014 Aug 3 - 6:38pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments